La Joya man will serve 32 years for sexual assault of a child

EDINBURG – A La Joya man will serve 32 years in prison for continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Pedro Enrique Barzola Garcia, 42, was sentenced to 32 years without possibility of parole for one count of Sex Abuse of Child, Continuous; two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child; one count of Indecency With a Child, Sexual Contact; and one count of Indecency With a Child, Exposure.

Special Crimes Division Chief Hope Palacios prosecuted the case. The Special Crimes Division collaborated with a team of law enforcement investigators, forensic nurses, child protective services, and victim advocates to bring justice for the child victim, said Palacios.

 

 

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